Not Rated | | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.
Every day that she shot, Ruth White spent four hours getting into old age make-up, but in the end most of her scenes were cut from the film, as they tended to slow it up.
Maycomb was a tired old town, even in 1932 when I first knew it. Somehow, it was hotter then. Men's stiff collars wilted by nine in the morning; ladies bathed before noon, after their 3 o'clock naps, and by nightfall were like soft teacakes with ...
While Atticus gets his papers together in the courtroom after the verdict you see a water glass next to the pitcher on the judge's desk (at 1:42:43). In the next shot, as he walks out, there is no glass, just the pitcher (at 1:42:48 and 1:43:06). Similarly, at 1:10:58, the glass is setting slightly behind the pitcher as Sheriff Tate confirms Mayella was beaten about her right eye, but is not there at 1:11:07 as Atticus walks up to Sheriff Tate. Note that when the glass sets further back than the pitcher, it can be concealed by the pitcher when viewed from some angles.
The title is revealed in a child's crayon rubbing.
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